Thai Food Vocabulary Quiz You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words covered on the page about Thai Food in our Vocabulary section. 1. What is the famous papaya salad from Thailand's north-eastern region called? som tam papaya yum-yum chilli fruit salad a) som tam b) papaya yum-yum c) chilli fruit salad 2. Which is often added to Thai dishes to make them taste saltier? tomato sauce chilli sauce fish sauce a) tomato sauce b) chilli sauce c) fish sauce 3. What is Thailand's popular hot and sour shrimp soup called? khao soi tom kha gai tom yum kung a) khao soi b) tom kha gai c) tom yum kung 4. Which kind of rice is usually eaten with the fingers? fried rice sticky rice jasmine rice a) fried rice b) sticky rice c) jasmine rice 5. Which ingredient gives Thai dishes like Massaman curry their smooth, creamy texture? chilli powder full-cream milk coconut milk a) chilli powder b) full-cream milk c) coconut milk 6. Khao pat (Thai fried rice) and pad thai (stir-fried noodles) are examples of Thailand's famous _______ food. fast street take-away a) fast b) street c) take-away 7. The four condiments found in Thai food stalls are dried chilli, fish sauce, vinegar (or fresh lime) and sugar peanut oil black pepper a) sugar b) peanut oil c) black pepper 8. Which tropical fruit has very sharp spikes on the outside and delicious creamy flesh on the inside? custard apple pineapple durian a) custard apple b) pineapple c) durian 9. Which Thai street dessert is cooked on a hot plate and topped with sweetened condensed milk? Thai pancakes sweet roti milk crepes a) Thai pancakes b) sweet roti c) milk crepes 10. Many Thai restaurants have yellow, red and _______ Thai curries listed on their menu. green brown blue a) green b) brown c) blue Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.